U.S. Moves Closer to Formal Rules Barring In-Flight Cellphone Calls (Source: wsj.com) The U.S. government is getting closer to its final word on whether to allow cellphone calls on airplanes. And that word appears to be "no." Airlines, meanwhile, are pressing for the final decision to be left to them.
Out Of Office: Networking At 35,000 Feet
(Source: linkedin.com) In the 23-plus years I've been living and working in Taiwan and China, I've clocked my share of air miles. While I don't look forward to the long lines, security pat-downs, flight delays and barely edible "food", I have to confess I do look forward to getting some downtime to catch up on my reading (some work-related, most not).
Cvent Reveals 2014 List of Top 50 Meeting Destinations in the United States (Source: yahoo.com) Cvent, Inc. (CVT), a leading cloud-based enterprise event management platform, today revealed its third annual list of the top 50 cities for meetings and events in the United States. Chicago claimed first place, climbing from second place last year and fifth place two years ago.
Frontier Begins Major Expansion at Washington Dulles
(Source: usatoday.com) Frontier Airlines began flying to Washington Dulles on Tuesday (Aug. 19), launching the first three routes of what will be a massive 18-route expansion by the carrier at the airport.
Five Reasons People Don't Work with a Travel Advisor (And Five Reasons You Should) (Source: virtuoso.com) Yes, travel advisors still exist-and you'll soon wonder how you ever traveled without one.
The Travel List Challenge's 100 Places to Visit Before You Die (Source: listchallenges.com) The first List Challenge I took was the Travel List Challenge via Facebook, consisting of 100 popular tourist destinations. However, a list containing those 100 places was not on the List Challenges website....until now. Granted the list skews American a bit, but so does Facebook, and so does the internet for that matter.